Cover the Walls at USITT 2024

Students working in the Kent State University Costume Shop showed off their designs at a theatre trade conference in Seattle this spring. 

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Cemetery Calling

Cemetery Calling, the newest play by Kent State alumni and staffer Eric Mansfield premiered in Cleveland earlier this year. Another of Mansfield's plays, Trial by Fire, will be performed on campus in Fall 2024. 

Technical rehearsal of "Rent."

An associate professor working on the School of Theatre and Dance provided a behind-the-scenes look at the school's current production of "Rent."

A scene from "Rent" at the E. Turner Stump Theatre

Kent State's production of "Rent" runs from Feb. 16-25 at the E. Turner Stump Theatre.

Kent State University at Trumbull student Sarah Heavner will play the role of a costumed character during her internship at Disney World this fall. Ms. Heavner is a communication studies major and minoring in theatre.

Anything your heart desires will come to you, especially if you put in the work. Just ask Sarah Heavner of Kent State University at Trumbull.

Ms. Heavner, who is majoring in communication studies and minoring in theatre, recently earned an internship with Walt Disney World for this coming fall. While there, she will dress and play the role of a costumed character on one of the largest stages in the world, Disney World.